Teriyaki Sauce

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“I had a hard time finding a good teriyaki recipe, there are so many different kinds. I found this on the internet, it is a Hawaii style teriyaki, and has the taste I was looking for (grew up in Hawaii). This is very sweet, and thick, and I usually dilute it a little before using it.”
1 1/2 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup shoyu (Japanese soy sauce)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 inches fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed with the side of chefs knife and peeled


  1. Stir together shoyu and sugar in a small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add ginger, garlic, and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  3. Remove and discard ginger and garlic.
  4. Sauce will keep in a sealed container in refrigerator for at least a month.

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